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Election 2019: Building better lives through better transit

AUGUST 21, 2019 -- ATU Canada is proud to stand with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) in advocating for better transit. The Public Transit Platform, released Wednesday, echoes the message that is central to ATU Canada’s National Transit Strategy: the federal government must invest in a permanent federal funding mechanism to grow transit infrastructure and support transit operation.

HAMILTON, JULY 10, 2019 -- ATU Canada President John Di Nino is calling for reform after a vicious assault on a GO Transit bus operator in Hamilton.

TORONTO, JUNE 4, 2019—The Getting Ontario Moving Act was passed in the Ontario legislature today and the President of the Amalgamated Transit Union says

Dave Mabell

Lethbridge Herald

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The gigantic crane is gone and all the pre-cast concrete blocks are in place.

And construction of the city’s downtown bus terminal and parkade is under wraps.

But behind the plastic weather wrap, there’s plenty of work underway.

“Our mechanical and electrical trades have almost completed installing the under-slab utilities on the lower level,” says project manager Ric Johnston.

Tim Kalinowski
Lethbridge Herald

City council voted unanimously Monday to pursue the purchase of at least seven new fully electric public transit buses.

Lethbridge Herald

BY KUHL, NICK ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

The City of Lethbridge has a new Lethbridge Transit app available for both Android and iOS.

Users can download the app for easy access to real-time transit information. By creating an account, users can also now set up customized notifications.

ST. JOHN'S, July 26, 2018 /CNW/ - John Di Nino has been elected the President of ATU Canada, the Canadian arm of the Amalgamated Transit Union, Canada's largest Transit Union. Di Nino was elected at ATU Canada's annual convention taking place this week in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Lethbridge Herald - A long-term look at Lethbridge Transit, a tourism initiative at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, and a request for funding for the Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee  will highlight a busy Lethbridge City Council agenda today.

LETHBRIDGE – Fire investigators have traced the cause of a fire that damaged the city’s transit facility June 16 to an electrical malfunction in a bus’s engine compartment.

Crews are working to restore full operation to the bus barn as soon as possible. But in the meantime, people who reload their Breeze cards by phone may experience delays, the city said Monday, June 25. Buses have been forced out of the building while it is repaired and cleaned up, and that’s affecting communication to the buses.

People who reload their cards directly at sales locations are not affected.

A long-term look at Lethbridge Transit, a tourism initiative at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, and a request for funding for the Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee will highlight a busy Lethbridge City Council agenda today.

LETHBRIDGE - Transportation Minister Brian Mason was in Lethbridge on Monday, May 28, to discuss the progress being made on the downtown transit terminal project at the city-owned parking lot on 5th Ave. S.